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Exclusive Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, ABC News Correspondents and National Geographic Experts

Virtual Panel Discussion Hosted by National Geographic on the Current Pandemic and the Important Lessons we can Learn from Pandemics Throughout History


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WHAT:

National Geographic will be hosting a virtual panel discussion featuring an exclusive conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D.C.), ABC News correspondents and National Geographic expert to discuss the current pandemic, including how past deadly outbreaks can help lead to medical breakthroughs and the important lessons we can learn from past history.

You can also check out StoppingPandemics.com for more information on the event and to read National Geographic’s August issue cover story on How devastating pandemics change us.

WHO:

Opening Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Moderated by ABC News’s Deborah Roberts, award-winning correspondent for 20/20, Nightline, Good Morning America and World News Tonight with David Muir.

Additional participants include:
  • Muriel Bowser, Mayor of the District of Columbia
  • Dr. Jennifer Ashton, Chief Medical Correspondent at ABC News
  • Susan Goldberg, Editorial Director, National Geographic Partners and Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Magazine
  • Richard Conniff, “Ending Epidemics” author and contributing writer at National Geographic, The New York Times and more
  • Nsikan Akpan, PH.D., Science Editor at National Geographic

WHEN:

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1pm ET

WHERE:

On the day of the event, the virtual discussion can be viewed at: StoppingPandemics.com/livestream

*Please note this link will be active beginning at 12PM EST on Thursday, August 13, and the event will begin promptly at 1PM EST.

TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, SUBMIT HERE

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA TO RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT NATGEO@DKCNEWS.COM**


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